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of california's death penalty. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is here with a look. >> reporter: a moral, ethical and economic debate, does the death penalty help protect us? >> reporter: prop 34 would repeal the death penalty. instituting life without parole. retroactive for the 725 right now. a 17% undecided. but a trend just the last two weeks, yes, jumped 4 points to 45%. could prop 34 pass? >> that is unknown at this point but it stands a better chance today than three weeks ago. >> reporter: the cost argument, $100 million a year to keep it. there are strong arguments on both sides. >> what is the right punishment for the evil? it isn't just about the killer. >> it is about public policy. how do we spend, what keeps us safer? >> yes, it is cheaper to lock them up than to execute them. >> we waste a bunch of money either way. >> reporter: our poll found religious differences. catholics favorites it. prodstants oppose it -- pausestants oppose it. the bay area supports repealing the death penalty. southern areas of the state oppose it. don't forget to vote tuesday. health and
in april. endeavour came here to california. it flew over the bay area as you know in september. >>> four meteorites have been found in novato. all from that fire ball last month. uc berkeley geology student found this one. another meteorite was found nearby. the first was found two weeks ago in novato pleasant valley neighborhood. the second one was found two miles from there. >>> a new lawsuit claims the san mateo man is dead because of a slow response by pg&e to turn off the power. the lines fell on to 55-year- old enrique's home back in april. records show that he walked outside after he heard an explosion and was shocked by the power lines. his family is now seeking unspecified damages. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> the cost of the months long shut down of the nuclear plant in southern california has climbed to $317 million. that is according to eddison international. the parent company of the plant operator eddison said it spent $96 million on repairs and $221 million to purchase replacement power. the plant's operator says it's not clear if the plant steam genera
are linking yesterday's shooting to hispanic gangs from union city. david stevenson. >>> california parole officers were out last night making sure halloween was safe for children. they contacted 1700 parolees statewide. here in the bay area, and along the central coast, 252 searches were conducted. 16 arrests. 85 arrests statewide. charges including possession of child pornography, weapons and narcotics. >>> the attorney for a swimming coach labeled the defense response as appalling in a lawsuit against the school district over sexual abuse when the coach was a teen. he says the two teachers abused her. one committed suicide the other pleaded guilty. the defense said her negligence contributed to her auburns. the district, the superintendent -- abuse. the district and the superintendent are named as defendant. >>> long road of recovery after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is b
. >>> california highway patrol officers are now patrolling parts of oakland. around 7:30 last night close to a dozen officers headed out to help oakland police officers. s chp patrols were ordered by governor jerry brown after community leaders plea for help. >> it's devastating to the families. and so if we can get some help around public safety and bringing semblance of safety our city, i think it would go a long way. >> now the chp won't say where officers will patrol or how many days the assignment will last but similar partnerships have lasted from 60 to 90 days. >>> the search is on for a man and woman caught on tape stealing mail in a fairfield neighborhood. ktvu claudine wong joins us now to talk about the neighborhood effort now top track down the suspects. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. this is the wood lake neighborhood here in fairfield. you can see it's a quiet residential community. when someone started stealing the mail they took matters into their own hands and got this video. i want to show you surveillance video taken by a series of neighbors. it
:11. and almost missing out on millions of dollars. how the california lottery tracked down a jackpot winner as time was running out. >>> the price of inactivity. how much it's costing to keep the nuclear plant open or shut down for nearly a year. >>> mostly clear out there. higher clouds beginning to move in. chilly though. a lot of 40s showing up. even on the coast. beautiful sunrise and a beautiful warm weekend. we'll have more on that coming up. >>> thank you. it is 7:13. any minute now president obama will be rallying voters in ohio. ktvu alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom to explain if this mornings jobs report could impact the elections and the last few days of campaigning. alison. >> reporter: tori, the unemployment situation has not changed dramatically. so neither presidential candidate gets much new to talk about on the campaign today. let's take a look at the numbers. the labor department reports the economy added 171,000 jobs last month even though the government is continuing to shed jobs. the unemployment ticks up to 7.9% as more try to enter the work force. both
to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest included 16 people here in the bay area. agents say they contacted 100 people to make sure they were not making contact with children. >>> efforts to reign in rowdy crowds could be coming in. >> reporter: task force will be going back on regular patrol because there aren't enough officers on patrol. there's already varying reasons what will happen over the weekends. 18 arrests at all, party buses are making downtown a destination. >> we saw a bunch of buses coming downtown, a lot of them are already drinking. >> reporter: staffing shortages are forcing them back on to patrol. >> reporter: yeah it will seem like it's a rowdier crowd. >> reporter: last week we had zero arrests. >> reporter: police plan to cut their alcohol serving hours but he's appealing saying he'sing being singled out. >> if anything happens within a mile radius, i get blamed for it. if somebody steals a candy bar at 7/11, i'm getting blamed for it. >> reporter: poli
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
california. you can see a few sprinkles here. we at home will see the clouds so you look overhead you may notice that. widespread 60s for the afternoon, the high clouds with us. by tomorrow we wake up and dealing with fog again in the morning with more sunshine by the afternoon. afternoon highs expected for today, 68 petaluma. 68 navato, 67 in san rafael. 66 sausalito, light onshore sea breeze, 69 walnut creek, 70 pleasanton, 60s along the east side bayshore there. 69 san jose. 70 degrees los gatos, upper 60s santa cruz. along the peninsula for the afternoons, 68 redwood city, 69 expected in palo alto, mid-60s san francisco. partly cloudy skies at the coast, 62 pacifica, 63 degrees expected in daily city. your extended forecast with your weekend in view. there is the bounce back. the temperatures warming into the low 70s by tomorrow. mid to upper 70s by sunday. remember we do fall back saturday night into sunday morning so we get an extra hour of sleep. then as we get back to work on a monday we are looking at warm weather. we are talking near record heat for this time of year, low 80s in
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